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Reid slams House plan as an ‘attack on bipartisanship’

Senate majority leader Harry Reid criticized the House plan, which is separate from a deal emerging in the Senate, to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.

Taunton man suspected in burglaries, touching sleeping women

The man is a “strong person of interest’’ in break-ins where the burglar made physical contact with women while they were sleeping in their beds.

Aaron Hernandez’s girlfriend due in court on perjury charge

The attorney for Shayanna Jenkins has slammed the charge as being the result of “abusive’’ legal tactics by prosecutors in the Odin Lloyd murder case.

// First responders still in grip of Marathon’s horror

Six months after the Marathon bombings, the terror of that long, frantic afternoon on Boylston Street still haunts many of those who treated the wounded.

“It will be great to be a part of Red Sox history,’’ Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan said at a press conference today.

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Red Sox bullpen cop talks about his moment of fame

“It will be great to be a part of Red Sox history,’’ Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan said at a press conference today.

Prince Fielder evaded a tag by Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia during Game 2 of the ALCS.


What we’ve learned about the Red Sox and Tigers

The Tigers are slow collection of base-cloggers with terrific starting pitching. The Red Sox have a stellar bullpen, with much still to be decided.

After suffering a concussion that caused him to miss conducting at Tanglewood in July,  Andris Nelsons met the BSO today for a rehearsal, his first since being named the orchestra’s next music director.

Andris Nelsons leads first BSO rehearsal

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 15th music director is in Boston to conduct his first series of concerts with the orchestra since being named to the post in May.


// A Boston of rich and poor, with no middle class

Boston has had a difficult time lately building anything but luxury residential complexes, and it’s threatening to choke the life out of the city.


Betsy Nabel

// Measured in human terms

The federal shutdown’s impact on biomedical research has had a negative effect on real people.


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Boston health regulators will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening on the proposed new regulations for nail salons.

City nail spas may get more rules

Safety problems persist at some of the city’s nearly 200 nail salons two years after Boston health regulators issued rules to improve conditions.

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